Paris Gray, the Georgia high school senior, whose participation in graduation activities was put in limbo because of her yearbook quote, will get to attend graduation. According to a school spokesperson, Gray was never punished, and the idea that she would not get to participate in graduation festivities was a “miscommunication.”
Gray, however, was not disciplined as once thought. Charles White, the coordinator for communications at Clayton County Schools, told News 2 it was all “a miscommunication between the student, her parents and the administration.” White said the matter was resolved Tuesday after a meeting between those involved. “She will be able to give her graduation speech,” added White.
During an interview with WSB-TV, Gray said that the ordeal taught her to “never give up” and to “strive for what [she] wanted and be more careful next time in the future.”
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